Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss the Presto instant boot environment for Windows, the Icinga fork of the Nagios project, Amazon's jumbo-sized Kindle DX, Star Trek technology that really made it, and talk with Mark De Visser, the CEO Of Sonatype, the Maven company.Click to listen to the podcast.
Irreverent, unapologetically arrogant and uncensored, IT Professional Services industry veteran Jason Perlow muses on a cornucopia of topics on all matters of Information Technology.
Jason Perlow, Sr. Technology Editor at ZDNet, is a technologist with over two decades of experience integrating large heterogeneous multi-vendor computing environments in Fortune 500 companies. Jason is currently a Partner Technology Strategist with Microsoft Corp. His expressed views do not necessarily represent those of his employer.
In September of 1966, the NBC television network released an iconic but short lived series that would inspire generations of inventors to bring about changes in our daily lives in the use of technology that many of us take for granted but was once within the realms of strictly Science Fiction.The original series, based on a "Wagon train to the Stars" Western turned Sci-Fi adventure concept envisioned by Gene Roddenberry, Dorothy C.
The ZuneBook is a Windows Mobile 7-based color touchscreen tablet device the size of a Kindle that plays audio and video media, with built-in e-book reader capabilities, Wi-Fi, runs .NET mobile applications and uses a scaled down version of the "Surface" interface, also known as Oahu.
Server Virtualization can be a difficult concept to grok sometimes. A buddy forwarded me a link to this video made by Bluelock which explains it so clearly even a 5 year old could understand it.
Amazon is not-so-quietly building a wall between itself, its competitors, and open e-book formats. It's time to show them that those of us who seek e-book readers without boundaries will not stand for their market monopolization and Soviet-style platform containment.
Have you ever had the need to boot your laptop in a Starbucks, an airport lounge, or a buddy's house, but don't want to go through the agonizing multi-minute procedure of starting up your operating system with all of its managed software and utilities? If you're a corporate Windows user on the go, chances are your PC might take several minutes to get up and running if you just want to get onto the Internet, GMail, surf, Twitter, FaceBook, instant message, Skype, or what have you.
Whether you call it Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows Server 7, there's no doubt that this is a major Server product release for Microsoft.While the Windows 7 Release Candidate is getting all the attention this week, I thought I might bring some focus on the Client OS's bigger brother -- Windows Server 2008 R2 , which also reached its Release Candidate milestone today.
Is the future of General Motors its most recognized brand? My gut feeling is yes.
Monty Program AB is the home of MariaDB, a fork of the MySQL project by the original founders.Frugal Networker Ken Hess and I discuss Ubuntu 9.
The OOMA is a Voice Over IP (VOIP) appliance that plugs into your broadband connection which provides you unlimited local and long distance telephone service. What's the difference between this and other consumer VOIP solutions such as Vonage or Packet8?